Zucchini Bread, Noel's

Colleen Sowa


My daughter Noel makes the best veggie and fruit breads... This one is a family favorite!

Sometimes she puts optional ingredients in... sometimes she makes a simple zucchini bread... She likes to make it different ways depending if she wants to make it a meal side or a dessert.

I was lucky to be at her home while she was making a few different types...

Play With Your Food! xo


★★★★★ 2 votes

2 loaves
20 Min
1 Hr



  • 4 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    each: ground nutmeg, ground cloves, ground ginger
  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    brown sugar

  • 5 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/2 c

  • 4 c
    zucchini, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated

  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped (or walnuts)
  • 1 c
    chocolate chips, mini
  • 1 c

How to Make Zucchini Bread, Noel's


  1. Grease and flour two large loaf pans or 2 large muffin tins.

    I have large loaf pans (10 x 6)
  2. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Put all dry ingredients into a bowl and stir together.

    Form a "well" , set aside until needed.
  4. Beat the eggs, add remaining wet ingredients. Mix together well.

    Pour liquid mixture into the "well" of the dry ingredients.
  5. Mix together to form batter.
  6. OPTIONAL ingredients can be stirred in at this time.

    Chocolate, raisins, yogurt or white chocolate raisins, craisins, chocolate chips or chunks.
  7. Add shredded carrot ( optional) and shredded zucchini, and stir until evenly distributed.
  8. Distribute batter into pans or muffin tins.
  9. Bake zucchini bread for 45 to 55 minutes (until a toothpick comes out clean).
  10. Bake zucchini muffins for 25 to 35 minutes (or until a toothpick comes out clean).
  11. Completely cool in pans before removing, wrapping, bagging, freezing or storing.

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About Zucchini Bread, Noel's

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids

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